Tag: colorants

Resin Obsession color pigments FAQ

resin colorants Resin Obsession color pigments frequently asked questions Why do I have to mix this into the Part A resin before adding the Part B hardener? The Resin Obsession colorants contain epoxy resin. This epoxy requires additional hardener in order to cure properly. By adding the color to the resin first, and keeping track of your... Read more »

Using Pearl Ex with Resin

Mix Pearl Ex into resin Using Pearl Ex with Resin Two Ways by Kate "Rijacki" Ledum Pearl Ex is a versatile colourant for resin. It can be used in a few different ways to add colour and sparkle to your resin project. This tutorial focuses on two of those. Pearl Ex by Jacquard is a powdered pigment with a touch... Read more »

Jewel tone resin colors

mixing resin Jewel tone resin colors Another week, another experiment.  This time, I used the Resin Obsession super clear resin with the Castin' Craft transparent resin dyes to create what ended up being beautiful jewel tone resin colors. I mixed a drop of each color into 3 to 4 cc of mixed resin.  I was amazed at how... Read more »

Transparent resin colors

transparent colors in resin Transparent resin colors Moving along with the resin experiments.... This week, I colored Alumilite Amazing Clear cast resin with Castin' Craft transparent dyes.  It has been awhile since I had worked with these colors.  I had forgotten how thin the consistency of the colors were (much like using alcohol ink).  Note:  Like when casting the... Read more »

Coloring resin

colored resin in mixing cups Coloring resin I resumed the coloring resin experiments this week.  For this block, I started working with the Alumilite colorants and the Resin Obsession super clear resin.  I mixed a smidge over 1 ounce of the super clear resin (25 cc Part A and 12.5 cc Part B to be exact), then divided the resin... Read more »

Resin coloring pigment

transparent pigments in resin Resin coloring pigment The resin coloring pigment experiments continue in the studio.  This week, I used the Resin Obsession transparent color pigments in the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast epoxy resin.  I mixed 1 1/2 ounces total of resin in reusable plastic mixing cups. After dividing the resin, I mixed in 1 drop of each pigment. I... Read more »

Resin color

neon colors in resin Using one brand's resin color in another brand's resin My experiments with resin color continue.  This week, I moved onto using the Resin Obsession color pigments with the Alumilite Amazing Clear Cast epoxy resin.  I mixed one ounce total of resin in 1 ounce mixing cups. After dividing the resin, I mixed in 1 to 2 drops... Read more »

How to color resin

pouring teal resin How to color resin *This article is a part of a series on resin coloring experiments.  I am using one brand's resin with another brand's colorants.  Read the results on the first two experiments: resin coloring part 1 and coloring resin part 2.* In this week's experiment, I mixed one ounce of Castin’ Craft Easy Cast resin... Read more »

DIY Ombre resin charms

removing tube from resin DIY Ombre resin charms After being a smidge disappointed with my bi-color resin earrings tutorial results from a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to try again with a couple of technique adjustments.  This time, I wanted to get the ombre effect in the resin from the center outwards.  To do this, I knew I... Read more »

Bi-color resin earrings tutorial

pouring two colors of resin at once into a silicone mold Bi-color resin earrings tutorial Can you be in love with a resin color?  Every day, I have a new favorite of the Resin Obsession liquid pigments.  On the days I can't decide which is my favorite, I use two.  *wink-wink* I started by mixing some Resin Obsession opaque green pigment into Resin Obsession super clear... Read more »